Newfoundland 2015 – National Championship

About a year ago I was lucky enough to travel to the national championships in St. Johns, Newfoundland.  I had the opportunity to travel with my aunt and play ball. Some of the highlights of the trip were winning the tournament and claiming the national title! During the first couple days we were acting like…

Weekend 3 Varadero and Havana

Today was beach day in Veradero! The sun was shining and it was hot! It was the perfect beach day. The water was so clear and the sand very white; everything that you would want in a tropical beach. We ate lunch at a restaurant right across the road from the beach and I finally…

Week 3 – Cuba Field School

Today we visited an urban farm just inside the Havana city limits. It was very interesting to see a 25 acre plot of land within city limits being farmed. I have recent come to the conclusion that I think that community gardens and urban farms will be the solution we need to feed the world….

Weekend 2 – Santa Clara

Today unfortunately the bus was a few minutes late but not as late as last weekend.  This weekend we headed out to Villa Clara province where we stopped at a small farming town called Esperanza.  Once here we stopped to walk around town and visit the local high school that is named after Camilo who…

Week 2 – Cuba Field School

The first weekend in Cuba started out with a little bump in the road as the bus broke down on its way to pick us up. Nevertheless once we were on our way the weekend was amazing. Our first stop of the weekend was an ecological reserve called Las Terrazas. Here we were able to…

Weekend 1 in Pinar del Rio – Cuba Field School

The first weekend in Cuba started out with a little bump in the road as the bus broke down on its way to pick us up. Nevertheless once we were on our way the weekend was amazing. Our first stop of the weekend was an ecological reserve called Las Terrazas. Here we were able to…

Cuba Field School Week 1

Technically speaking I arrived in Havana, Cuba early Monday morning around 2 am. For the airport we travelled to INCA on a bus that legit had metal seats and looked like it was about to fall apart. INCA is the National Agriculture Institute that is located just outside of San Jose de las Laias in…